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Wonder Bar Steakhouse

222 E Olin Ave, Madison, WI 53713-1434
+1 608-256-9430
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
222 E Olin Ave, Madison, WI 53713-1434
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been there some time ago and was very impressed. At that time I made reservations for our anniversary. When we arrived we were very warmly greeted and at the bar we had a fabulous old fashioned made in the authentic style. when we...More

1  Thank hompd1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried the Wonder Bar last Friday night. We'd made reservations but it really wasn't that busy. We were warmly greeted when we arrived. The downstairs where you enter seems intimate and cozy. It has a bar and a few tables. As they ushered us...More

Thank rickleed
Jacob E, Manager at Wonder Bar Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to post your review, I'll see if I can pull some strings with the paranormal next time you're in. -Jake Service Coordinator and Ghost Liaison

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A classic steakhouse and supper club combo located in a small historic house that they claim was a hangout for Chicago gangsters back in the 1930s. We made reservations for a celebration dinner on Friday night of graduation weekend, there were 7 of us dining...More

Thank JimRiesterer
Jacob E, Manager at Wonder Bar Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I appreciate that you took some time to let us know what you thought, I myself being in charge of the wine program was especially tickled that you noticed not only the wines we've brought in, but doing everything in my power to keep them...More

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

I have been going to Madison for decades, but never knew about this place. It is a cosy, intimate supper club with great ambience. The food is very good; we had steaks and seafood. Our server, Katie, was excellent. I will definitely return the next...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a vintage supper club with a gangster past. The food is good, but what I really enjoyed were the pictures of Midwest gangsters and articles about Touhey, who bought the supper club for his brother in the 1930s. Most of the pictures are...More

Thank NWRob
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Took me a while to get here, but a great steak place. It is a bit small and the bar is small, but the service is great. Had the center cut 9oz filet. Excellent. This is a tiny bit pricey, but shouldn't turn anyone away...More

Thank RknRon
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We recently dined with friends who had not been to the Wonderbar Steakhouse. One of us had a shrimp entree and the other 3 had steak entrees. All of us raved about how very good our dinners were. The atmosphere is great, the service was...More

Thank Rich C
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Real gem of a place. I had the Pan Fried Walleye. Walleye is coated in panko and almond breading finished with a lemon Beurre Blanc. It was so good. Super attentive staff. So glad we found it by accident.$$$-$$$$

Thank letstakearoadtrip
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Four of us dinned at Wonder Bar Steakhouse. This was the first time for my wife and I and the other couple had been their 4 to 5 years before. Check out the web site for the terrific history of the restaurant. The menu also...More

1  Thank Delmar M
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I have heard people rave about this place for many years and finally decided to try it out. The ambience of the bar area is very warm, the dining area upstairs is really dated, cold and drafty. There was a group of us out for...More

1  Thank NKD1273
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E Olin Ave, Madison, WI 53713-1434
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-9430
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